The final question asked of the student participants as part of the study was what they feel
their level of learning was with regard to their service experience. These results can be found in
Table 9 below.
Level of learning with regard...
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shown that the teacher variable is an important factor in student achievement. Only home related factors have a bigger influence (Kratochwill et al., 2007). NCLB (2002) requirements feature this change...
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Recent national news regarding prominent celebrities increased the bitterness and feelings of victimization for many people in Centennial Park. Interviewee #15 emphatically voiced his displeasure with the hypocrisy he saw in...
The participants took the DRP first. They were given the same instructions: read the text selection and select the word that fits best and makes the most meaning in the sentence/paragraph. To complete the test, they were given...
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As a Masters student in Professional Communication, I have felt it important to apply the
skills and knowledge that I have obtained throughout my degree in a professional capacity.
Based on a class taken...
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(2000) have suggested that the longer the activities, the more effective they are. The learning opportunities tend to be more focused, allow more opportunity for active learning, and are more coherent...
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Dealing with people outside of the community who do not understand the lifestyle or reasons behind living the principle of plural marriage can be very difficult. For some, like Interviewee #3, opening up to outsiders about...
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Participating in an internship for the Department of State in the U.S. Embassy in
Brasilia has been very beneficial to me academically, professionally, and personally. I
participated in an organization that was...
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us. So, I hope we can accept a wonderful truth - we are
family. We are family, if we could care to believe this
we would realize that to care about the other is not being
altruistic but it is the best form of self-interest. That...
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The dialectic of protection versus equipment was described by the mothers
interviewed. Relational dialects theory of Baxter and Montgomery (1996) describes intimate
relationships in terms of the inherent ―push and...
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student learning outcomes. This is accomplished through on-going collaboration and professional learning focused on understanding how students learn. New practices are learned, created, and implemented...
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accurate characterization of behavior than what the respondent likely would have reported.
Ethnographic research then begins at a holistic level where information is recorded on the environmental context of the situation as...
Remarks at Boyden Collection Dedication
UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY APRIL 19,1980
(The following remarks were written by lohit S. Boyden for the dedication ceremony of the Boyden Collection of Indian Art, sponsored b y the United Inter-Tribal Council,...
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The transition of accepting a new woman into the family is a period of growth and adjustment. In some families the transition is relatively smooth. Interviewee #2 describes her experience as she entered an established family...
There are several important factors to consider when promoting a destination
image. For example, when an image is projected by the local tourism industry it should
be anchored to some extent on a true destination identity. This strategy...
The following specific recommendations were identified from the current study. The
term educator in this chapter is used very loosely to include faculty, student life personnel and
service center staff.
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Commercials and products are discussed among friends and participant eight said, ―They
talk about it with each other‖. The struggle is how to retain your values but let the kids still
have a social...
carne safe to hand on Christmas day and was read with much pleasure. We were al very glad to hear of your l improved health and of Aunt Ellen's. 1 sent the SemiWeekly of Oct. lGth to Mrs. John Lunt, and whenever 1 can do anything for you 1 am...
involves working with word meaning and understanding text. Currently, “direct screenings in the
areas of vocabulary and comprehension have yet to be developed for elementary learners”
(Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 289). Fuchs and Fuchs go on to...